Philadelphia, PA - The Phillies together with Aramark, are busy modifying 24,500 square feet of space adjoining the Third Base Plaza into Pass and Stow, a unique area that is going to include an open-air beer garden, Foundry Pizza offering brick-oven pizza, a family-friendly sports bar, 44 TVs to watch the games, and a lot more. The offseason improvements also comprise of a 120-seat Shake Shack burger joint.
Pass and Stow is a reference to the iconic Philadelphia Liberty Bell, which continues to be a part of the Phillies brand and logo. The name is taken from the pair of Philadelphia foundry workers, John Pass, and John Stow, who recast the original bell in 1753.
- Immediately on entering the Third Base Gate, fans can discover the outdoor beer garden, a bar featuring local craft and draft beers, along with the Foundry Pizza of Pass and Stow. The very first of its kind at Citizens Bank Park, this alfresco, food and drink spot will span 11,500 square feet, seating 250 fans, as well as adequate standing room space. Additional highlights include things like fire pits, picnic tables, a 30' x 50' pergola decorated with lights, and a Phillies-etched water feature.
- Pass and Stow will additionally include things like a 7,000-square foot, family-friendly sports pub along with seats for 150 fans. Other features: garage doors which open and a split-flap board (similar to Amtrak's board at 30th Street Station) displaying game updates.
- Carrying on with the Liberty Bell theme, the Phillies will be bringing back the renowned 19-foot high Liberty Bell that which was positioned atop the old Veterans Stadium. The recently refurbished bell is going to be prominently exhibited as fans approach the ballpark, offering yet an additional photo opportunity.
- The Shake Shack is bringing its sit-down eating venue also to a sports venue, with seats for 120 fans. This well-known modern-day "roadside" burger stand is going to serve up its classic hamburgers, crinkle-cut french fries, hand-spun milkshakes and more at the ballpark. With more than 6,000 square feet, The Shake Shack is going to be neighboring to Pass and Stow.
These brand-new improvements accompany last year's additions of The Yard, entertaining major league kids encounter at right field, as well as The Boardwalk Eats, a boardwalk-inspired concession space in the left field.
The new attractions are going to be set for fans to enjoy, beginning with the home opener versus the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, March 28. Pass and Stow will open two hours before every single home game, as well as open during post-game. The Shake Shack will be available throughout regular home game hours.